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Big cities scramble to be prepared for an oil train disaster

September 3, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country — 100-car trains loaded with crude oil from the Upper Midwest. more »»

Trial set for February for 7 Minnesota men in terror case

September 2, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seven Minnesota men accused of plotting to travel to Syria to fight with the Islamic State group are scheduled to stand trial on Feb. 16, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. more »»

Feds recommend FEMA recover $1.5M in Duluth 2012 flood money

September 2, 2015

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A government audit recommends the Federal Emergency Management Agency recover $1.5 million given to Duluth for 2012 flood aid.

The Office of Inspector General of the U.S. more »»

Twin Cities archdiocese removes 1 priest, reinstates another

September 2, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is reinstating one priest and removing another from active ministry. more »»

Lightning topples cross from Minneapolis church

September 2, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A lightning strike has toppled a stone cross that stood atop a south Minneapolis church for 75 years. more »»

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

September 2, 2015

Star Tribune, Aug. more »»

Diversion group looks at new funding plan for flood channel

September 2, 2015

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Supporters of a Red River diversion channel around the Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota, area are proposing a new funding formula to help speed up the project. more »»

Victim of Freeport house fire identified

September 2, 2015

FREEPORT, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a woman who died in a house fire in Freeport. more »»

Lawmakers deny they were making out in car at Minnesota park

September 2, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two Minnesota lawmakers accused of making out in a car at a regional park say a park ranger made up the story.

State Reps. Tim Kelly and Tara Mack were cited Aug. more »»

Medical marijuana company delays 2 clinic openings

September 2, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One of Minnesota's medical marijuana manufacturers is delaying its plans to open two more dispensaries this fall, including a clinic in western Minnesota. more »»

Trial date set for Feb. 16 for 7 Minnesotans in terror case

September 2, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has set a trial date of Feb. 16 for seven Minnesotans accused of conspiring to travel to Syria to fight for the Islamic State group.

U.S. more »»

Man injured at crossing as truck cab struck by train

September 2, 2015

HETTINGER, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a 56-year-old semi-truck driver was injured at an Adams County railroad crossing when his cab was struck by a train. more »»

Lawmakers deny they were making out in car at Eagan park

September 2, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two Minnesota lawmakers accused in a citation of making out in a car in an Eagan park say a sheriff's deputy made up the story.

State Reps. more »»

T. Eugene Thompson dies; convicted in notorious murder case

September 2, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — T. Eugene Thompson — the lawyer convicted in one of Minnesota's most notorious murder cases ever — has died. He was 88. more »»

T. Eugene Thomson dies; convicted in notorious murder case

September 2, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — T. Eugene Thomson — the lawyer convicted in one of Minnesota's most notorious murder cases ever — has died. He was 8. more »»

Lawmakers deny allegations of 'making out' at Eagan park

September 2, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two Minnesota lawmakers cited for allegedly "making out" at an Eagan park last week are accusing a sheriff's deputy of making up the story.

State Reps. more »»

50-bed child psychiatric hospital opens in Brooklyn Park

September 2, 2015

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) — A 50-bed child psychiatric hospital has opened in the Twin Cities suburb of Brooklyn Park, replacing a 20-bed facility opened four years earlier in Maple Grove. more »»

Regulators concede some PolyMet mine water might reach BWCA

September 2, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal and state regulators have conceded the possibility that some potentially polluted water from the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine could flow toward the Boundary... more »»

Officer's 535 stops in 2 months outpaces rest of department

September 2, 2015

LINO LAKES, Minn. (AP) — An officer in Anoka County has made more traffic stops than the rest of his 25-officer department combined during a period of nearly two months. more »»

Black Lives Matter demonstrators rally outside Dayton home

September 2, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A few dozen "Black Lives Matter" demonstrators have rallied outside Gov. Mark Dayton's home. more »»

 
 

 

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